Gender Pay Equity and Australian Listed Companies

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CAER was commissioned by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to collate the research for a new report, Gender Pay Equity and Australian Listed Companies – ASX100 companies’ commitments and disclosures related to gender pay equity, which is based on Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency disclosures.   What is Gender Pay...

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A Modern Slavery Act in Australia

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  In late June 2018 Assistant Minister for Home Affairs, Alex Hawke, introduced a Modern Slavery Bill into the House of Representatives in Australia. Modelled after the UK Modern Slavery Act, the Australian Modern Slavery Act will make steps towards combatting Modern Slavery in Australia and our surrounding region. The...

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Intensive Animal Farming and Live Animal Export

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Intensive Animal Farming and Live Animal Export – Exposure of Australian Stock Exchange listed companies   Introduction This report aims to engage institutional and individual investors to consider the risks related to intensive animal farming and live animal exports as part of their investment processes. Responsible Investment is the practice...

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Responsible Investment in 2018

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This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2018 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report   As the responsible investment community grows and awareness of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors increases, high-quality ESG research is paramount. While no one wants to cherry pick a limited...

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Human Rights and Australian listed Companies

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CAER was commissioned by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to conduct the research for a new report, Human rights and Australian listed companies.   About the Report Understanding how companies identify and address human rights risks in their value chains may provide investors with insights into broader cultural, governance and strategic...

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